Duke University Press Book Designers Honored by AAUP

Congratulations to our talented book designers, who have more design awards in this year’s Association of American University Presses Book, Jacket, and Journal Show than any other university press.

Forms of the AffectIn the Scholarly Typographic category, Amy Ruth Buchanan was honored for The Forms of the Affects by Eugenie Brinkema and Paper Knowledge by Lisa Gitelman. Natalie F. Smith’s design for Sarah Cervenak’s Wandering was also honored.

In the Scholarly Illustrated category, Courtney Baker’s work on Beautiful Data by Orit Halpern was honored.

My Tibetan ChildhoodNatalie Smith won again in the Trade Typographic category for her work on My Tibetan Childhood. And Amy Ruth Buchanan was similarly honored for Records Ruin the Landscape by David Grubbs.

In the Poetry and Literature category, Amy Ruth Buchanan won for her haunting design of Renato Rosaldo’s The Day of Shelly’s Death.

And finally, in the Jackets and Covers category, Amy Ruth and Natalie again receivedRecords Ruin the Landscape kudos for their work, with Amy Ruth winning additional awards for The Forms of the Affects and Records Ruin the Landscape, and Natalie being honored for her cover designs for New World Drama by Elizabeth Maddock Dillon and Roy Cape: A Life on the Calypso and Soca Bandstand by Jocelyne Dillon_pbk_cvr_NS.inddGuilbault and Roy Cape.

Congratulations were also offered to Amy for her work as Art Director on all these award winning books, and to Production Coordinators Venus Bradley and Tanya Davis, Project Editors Jessica Ryan, Liz Smith, Danielle Houtz, and Sara Leone, and Acquiring Editors Ken Wissoker, Courtney Berger, Gisela Fosado, and Miriam Angress. What superb teams!


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